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Not at all

not at all

used for emphasizing a negative statement

not in the slightest

not at all

not one (little) bit

not at all

none too

not at all

not anything like/near

not at all or not nearly

not a bit

not at all

not by any manner of means

not at all

not a whit/not one whit

not at all

in no wise

an old way of saying ‘in no way’

nowise

adverb

an old word meaning ‘not at all’ or ‘in no way’

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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